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Kenya Kimaratia Gachika
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Kenya Kimaratia Gachika

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Імпортер: CMG

 

Країна: Kenya

Регіон: Kiambu

Кооператив: Kimaratia FCS

Станція митої обробки: Gachika

 

Грунт: Clay loam soil

Середні опади: 1400mm annual

Середні температури: 20.5 °C average annual

Різновид: SL 28, SL 34, Batian, Ruiru 11

Висота вирощування: 1600-1800 masl

Період цвітіння: February – March

Період збору врожаю: October – December

 

Обробка: Fully washed

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Farm or Region History / Background

The Kimaratia FCS is located in Kiambu County, on the slopes of the Aberdares Mountain range. The cooperative consists of three washing stations, Gachika, Gichuka and Gitare. Gachika is the largest washing
station of this cooperative.

 

Farm / Estate Processing Techniques

Once the cherries are being delivered at the washing station, they have to be handsorted. They are then being pulped and fermented overnight. Once the fermentation is finished, the parchment is washed and graded into P1, P2, P3 and P lights. The coffee is then dried for 12-16 days on raised beds.

 

Environmental/ Sustainability, Social/Community Development

The farmers are taking back the pulp of the cherries to the farm and mixing it with cow manure. It is then used as fertilizer for the coffee
trees.

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